Regardless of your health goals, what you eat ALWAYS matters. While going to that fast food drive-thru after a long day at work might seem like a good idea at the time, you’re actually doing your body more harm...
While sandwiches are a staple for many lunchboxes given how quick and easy they are to put together, you might want to think twice before packing your next afternoon meal, because while nothing can beat their simplicity, that sandwich...
If you’re looking to improve your health, omega-3s are something you should consider including more of in your diet. Things like fish, nuts, seeds and plant-based oils are all rich sources of omega-3s, while you can also purchase omega-3...
Protein – also known as a macronutrient – is one of the most important parts of a healthy diet, as well as an important component of the cells in our body. Did you know your hair and nails are...
As you reach different stages in your life, your nutritional needs will also change. From infancy, to adolescence and adulthood, you will find a wide range of information on how you can make the most out of what you...
You’ve just finished that big holiday meal and have discovered you cooked more food than what was actually needed; now you’re wondering what to do with all those leftovers. Well, Dr. Ali Ghahary, has all the answers you’re looking...
Canada’s Food Guide has undergone a major overhaul, its first revision since 2007. The biggest change of all, perhaps, is that the food guide no longer focuses on food groups or recommended serving sizes. Instead, the emphasis is put...
In order for the body to function properly and for us to survive, we need nutrients. Nutrients are essential in maintaining our health as well as providing us with the energy we need to get through our everyday lives....
Preparing for the upcoming holidays can be difficult, especially if you’re trying to watch your waistline. The holiday season can also be difficult for individuals who suffer from certain health conditions – for example, diabetes. If you happen to...
Stress can impact us in a number of ways and for a number of different reasons. There are also many different ways to deal with stress, including everything from trying different relaxation techniques to speaking with a counsellor. Stress...